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Posted: August 11, 2020

A total of 83 community members have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, according to data posted by the Kewa Pueblo Health Corporation on August 10, 2020.

The figure represents an increase of just one case since July 22. And since June, there have only been a small number of new cases at Kewa Pueblo, the data shows.

Additionally, all 83 community members have recovered from the coronavirus, according to the tribe’s health corporation.

COVID-19 Testing Results (Aug 10, 2020 – 3:52 pm):

Test Reporting Location Total Negative Results Total Positive Results Total Positive Results in the Santo Domingo Community
Testing by Santo Domingo Health Center 1,334 72 63
*Testing by Presbyterian Healthcare 1,906 8 8
*Tested by Outside Source Unknown 13 12
Total: 3,240 93 83
Recovered: 83

*Reported by the Santo Domingo Unified Incident Command Task Force (UICTF)

About 2,400 people live at Kewa, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, though the state of New Mexico puts the population at more than 3,100. Based on data shared by the tribal health corporation, almost everyone in the community has been tested as of August 10.

Kewa is located in Sandoval County, where a large number of COVID-19 cases have been reported in two additional tribal communities. The Pueblo of San Felipe and the Pueblo of Zia have each seen more than 100 cases, according to the New Mexico Department of Health.

Kewa is about 40 miles north of downtown Albuquerque, the most populous city in New Mexico.

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